Jesse Eisenberg is an actor with underrated acting skills. Although he was ridiculed for portraying Lex Luthor in Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016), the actor has been known to portray several characters with wonderous acting on his part. The actor has now been tasked with the role of a sasquatch, essentially Bigfoot, with no lines and a few grunts.
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Jesse Eisenberg will play the role of a sasquatch
Talking to Variety at the Sarajevo award festival, the actor got candid about his directorial debut, his career, and his excitement for the upcoming role of Bigfoot.
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“I play a Sasquatch: full makeup, full body hair, no lines. I grunt, but no lines. I’m so looking forward to this.”
The project will be helmed by director duo David and Nathan Zellner. David Zellner has some notable works to his name including films like Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter (2014), and, Damsel (2008) while his brother Nathan Zellner helped with the writing and directing of Damsel in 2008.
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Jesse Eisenberg makes his directorial debut!
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Known for playing the role of Mark Zuckerberg in The Social Network in 2010, the star quickly rose to fame and entered the spotlight. Portraying the role of Columbus in the Zombieland franchise, the actor landed a big role as J. Daniel Atlas in the Now You See Me franchise.
The actor-turned-director received an award at the Sarajevo festival for his directorial debut film When You Finish Saving The World (2022). The film features Jesse Eisenberg at the helm of the project as its director while casting Finn Wolfhard (from Stranger Things and It fame) as the main lead. The film received a rating of 6.6/10 on IMDB while simultaneously earning a score of 66% on Rotten Tomatoes.
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